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Hispanic Business Magazine Partners With Dress For Success Nonprofit at 2007 Woman Of The Year Event

April 23, 2007

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Hispanic Business magazine has partnered with nonprofit organization Dress for Success for a blouse and handbag drive at the Hispanic Business Woman of the Year event on April 26th at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.

Attendees of the fifth annual Woman of the Year event, which celebrates the accomplishments of successful U.S. Hispanic women, are asked to bring new or gently used blouses and business bags. Donations at the 2007 WOY will go directly to the Los Angeles chapter of Dress for Success, an international nonprofit organization providing interview suits and career development services to disadvantaged women making the transition into the workforce.

"When I discovered Dress for Success, I immediately thought that the women attending Woman of the Year would be a great resource to tap," said Hispanic Business Events Manager Julie Caligiuri. "It's a match made in heaven."

Dress For Success Worldwide CEO Joi Gordon agrees. "By donating blouses and bags, these successful ladies enable another woman to attend a job interview with confidence and take the first step towards economic independence. We are delighted that Hispanic Business has involved Dress for Success in the WOY," she said.

Donated blouses and business bags can be dropped off at the Dress for Success collection site, near the registration table for the Woman of the Year daytime symposium at Caesars Palace. All donations collected at the 2007 WOY will be shipped from Las Vegas to the Los Angeles chapter of Dress for Success courtesy of Verizon.

About Hispanic Business Media

For over a quarter of a century, Hispanic Business Media has been the source for the latest trends, research and reporting that drive growth for Hispanic-owned companies. Hispanic Business magazine®, our award-winning publication, and HispanicBusiness.com, provide readers in the United States and around the world with the most relevant and data-driven news on the U.S. Hispanic marketplace. Hispanic Business Media properties include Hispanic Business magazine, HispanicBusiness.com, Hispanic Business Events –including Hispanic Business magazine EOY® Awards, CEO Capital Markets Roundtable, Woman of the Year (WOY) Awards -- as well as HireDiversity.com®. HispanTelligence® is the research division of the company.

Hispanic Business, HireDiversity.com and HispanTelligence are registered trademarks of Hispanic Business Inc. 2006 Hispanic Business Inc. All rights reserved.

About Dress for Success

Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to more than 80 cities in the U.S., Canada, New Zealand, the Netherlands and the UK. To date, Dress for Success has helped more than 350,000 women work towards self-sufficiency. Visit www.dressforsuccess.org to learn more.



Source: HispanicBusiness.com. (c) Copyright 2007. All rights reserved.


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